Rene “Butch” Meily is a jack of all trades. He’s the current president of IdeaSpace Philippines and QBO Philippines. He’s also the President and COO of. PDRF President, Rene “Butch” Meily, talking on the devts on the first ever private- sector led DOC. #pdrfluncheon Founder Spotlight: Rene Butch Meily, President of QBO Philippines Innovation Hub Success for Butch was being able to “make an impact on other people’s.

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Interview with Butch Meily

The organization is working to revive commerce and business in the region, helping entrepreneurs establish small shops or necessities fleeing residents had to leave behind, he said. Providing startups with connections, space, and mentorship, QBO ensures to give them a better opportunity to truly actualize their plans and ideas. The contacts established globally also allowed the Philippines to offer medical personnel to help US responders after the recent flooding in Texas after Hurricane Harvey.

Through QBO, ideas and startups are given the space and opportunity to grow, ensuring that a brighter tomorrow with more possibilities is indeed on its way for the Filipino startup community. Join the Investor List Please fill-out the form below.

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Knowledge-sharing and innovation across national borders is key. He started QBO, the innovation hub he has been wanting to create. He has worked with several New York public relations firms and a financial startup.


A home for risk-takers. Fresh ideas and ingeniousness may be wasted because of either discouragement or lack of support and butcch. Designed and developed by Digiteer Creative Studios Inc.

TechShake is a startup media company based in the Philippines. Have a story to share? He wanted to create a platform where Filipino entrepreneurs could develop their ideas and their businesses.

Despite being aware of certain perils that come with the profession, entrepreneurs continue to strive and stick to it.

The networks aim to foster better coordination, improved preparedness, and more effective, efficient crisis response by leveraging private-sector businesses—which account for 90 percent of jobs in the world and play vital roles in communities. Running a meaningful business that makes a positive impact on society should definitely be added to the prescribed career norms of today. It was through this that he became a part of the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation.

This kind of mentality could potentially take away great opportunities from Filipinos. We want to hear it at TechShake. Butch was born in the Philippines but left to study abroad.

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While the Public and People sectors had long come together and embarked on collaborative frameworks, the Private sector had always been deemed to be passive funders or donors of disaster relief efforts. Join the Community Please fill-out the form below.

Madagascar and others have also sought expertise. Through QBO, collaboration is made possible as it serves as an avenue for both butdh public and private sector to network. Let us build Techshake together. PDRF may also help the government privatize some essential city services such as water and electricity.

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That was the start of the Philippine Disaster Resilience Foundation. Failed, there’s something wrong. Search Add A Startup.


But while the possibility of failing could be off-putting, choosing to take a risk can sometimes lead to amazing things. A kubo for the Filipino startup community.


Butch is also president of IdeaSpace Foundation, a technology accelerator for early stage meilu companies. Thank you for contributing an article. There will always be an air of uncertainty in attempting to make breakthroughs and trying to push for innovation. Butch told us that his longtime dream of promoting and helping local startups was on its way to being realized from there.

Press “Enter” to search. Inwhen the Ondoy typhoon disaster hit, most areas in the Philippines were left devastated. It seeks to be the catalyst for proactive and constructive corporate collaboration for a better, safer and friendlier Asia.

While officials requested the support, locals are traders by nature, Meily said. Share Tags Category in Accelerator.

We will be contacting you for additional information and materials that we would be needing for your startup listing. Butch Meily had always known meilyy his mission is to empower local Filipino startups, but it took him a few years to be able to concretize exactly how he could help out.

Entrepreneurs who find success in their businesses are able to provide people with job opportunities as well as inspire other innovators to follow suit. The year-old initiative is sharing best practices and facilitating exchanges, under which the Philippines has sent meiily to Myanmar, Sri Lanka, and Fiji to launch their own private sector networks.